Green Amethyst Engagement Ring is a New Color for New Wedding
We might be known about many colors of the stone. How about amethyst? Amethyst is generally purple in color ranging from a light violet hue to a fiery deep purple. Amethyst is considered to be a semi precious stone and is widely used in making jewelry. Naturally occurring green amethyst is quite rare and they are only found in small areas in Brazil, Poland and California. However, purple amethyst or any other high grade colorless quartz can be heat treated to turn into green amethyst although the process is highly unpredictable. Here we are going to discuss all about this wonderful pale green stone. That is why green amethyst engagement ring become popular today.
In the world of gems and jewelry, a gemstone is prized because of its deep hue and color. A Colombian emerald or a Burmese ruby is prized for its deep green and red hue respectively. But nowadays there is a trend for softer and paler colors and what is more enticing than the soft leek green color of a green amethyst. Green amethyst engagement ring made by this process too. Modern jewelry designers have hailed it as the most popular and fashionable gemstone. But as mentioned earlier, naturally occurring green amethyst are extremely rare and making jewelry out of them becomes quite an expensive thing. For producing green amethyst in the laboratory, high heat is applied to the quartz crystal or purple amethyst. Most of the purple amethyst when heat treated turns yellow in color but some turn a pale green in color. Only purple amethyst or quartz that contains a specific composition of iron compounds will turn green when heat treated.
Green amethyst engagement ring and earrings are very popular and since heat treated green amethyst are not too expensive, you can get a green amethyst engagement ring at a very affordable cost. The best thing about this green colored jewelry is that its color is soft and delicate and so it can be used as accent stones with other expensive stones like diamond and sapphires. In fact many brides to be prefer to have green amethyst engagement rings for their wedding not only because it is affordable, but because it is rare and beautiful. If you are looking for jewelry that is understated and elegant you cannot go wrong with green amethyst.